The King's Lake and the Upper Lake (known in German as Königssee and Obersee) are two glacial lakes in the Bavarian Alps. Stretching from the town of Berchtesgaden in the north to the Austrian border in the south, surrounded by more than 2,000 metres high mountains (the highest peak being Waztmann: 2,713 m.), the King's … Sigue leyendo Königssee & Obersee
Last summer by mid August I went all over the German-speaking Switzerland with my family. Although we did not stay long in every place, we still managed to get the big picture of this small but incredibly beautiful country. Here are some memories of my trip. Zurich: Lucerne: Lake Lucerne: Engelberg: Bern: Fribourg: Now it … Sigue leyendo Swiss memories
Liérganes, like Santillana del Mar, is regarded as one of the most beautiful villages in Spain. The combination of old stone houses and greenery, together with a privileged natural setting, makes Liérganes unique. When shooting I decided to focus on façades, in order to show how finely these traditional stone houses and villas have been … Sigue leyendo Liérganes
Los Urros are a group of small islets located off the coast of Liencres, in the Cantabrian Sea. Product of coastal erosion, Los Urros stand out in the waters facing the tireless lashing of tides and winds. The pictures below show their aspect on a rainy afternoon. Thanks for stopping by, Eleazar.
On the occasion of the visit of a friend of mine who is doing the Camino del Norte, I (re)visited Santillana del Mar, a small village very close to my home city that is branded as one of the most beautiful villages in Spain. Santillana del Mar stands out thanks to its Romanesque collegiate church, … Sigue leyendo Santillana del Mar
"There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and the music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more". "Roll on, deep and dark blue ocean, roll. Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain. … Sigue leyendo El Bolao
Summer holidays in northern Spain do not satisfy everybody's expectations, as some of the stereotypical elements of Spanish culture are missing, such as the folkloric dances, the warm character of the people and the sunny, hot weather, something that definitely keeps Santander and other northern cities out of the itinerary of many tourists searching for … Sigue leyendo Summer in Santander
After a first half of month full of grey days, this last weekend the sun has finally come out, taking us all to the seaside to enjoy the good weather. We need to get the maximum out of it while it lasts; summer is reluctant to show its face. The pictures above were shot last … Sigue leyendo On the beach
Last Sunday I went out to the mountains with my family, specifically to Bárcena Mayor, a tiny village composed of characteristic stone houses located in a small valley surrounded by grassy meadows and wooded hills. Despite the fog and a sudden afternoon storm, the visit to Bárcena Mayor was well worth it. The pure air … Sigue leyendo Bárcena Mayor
Christiania is a self-governing neighbourhood in Copenhagen, located in a former military setting. Its people, its liveliness and its street art make Christiania a very colourful place, reflecting a culture rooted in diversity and tolerance. Here below my particular vision of this well-known Danish hippie commune. Eleazar.